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President Alvi confers Hilal-e-Pakistan on outgoing Chinese envoy


DNA ISLAMABAD, SEPT 22 – In recognition of the services made by the outgoing Chinese Ambassador for improving Pakistan-China relations, President Dr. Arif Alvi conferred the Award of Hilal-e-Pakistan on Mr. Yao Jing at a special investiture ceremony, held at Aiwan-e-Sadr, today. The ceremony was attended by Chairman Senate, Mr. Sadiq Sanjrani, Speaker National Assembly, Mr. Asad Qaiser, Federal Ministers and senior officials of the Government of Pakistan. Later, the Ambassador called on the President and discussed matters pertaining to bilateral relations between the two countries. While talking to theRead More

High-level meeting to mark 75th anniversary of United Nations held on the sidelines of 75th session of UN General Assembly


BAKU, SEPT 22 – A high-level meeting to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations has today been held on the sidelines of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Chairman of the Non-Aligned Movement Ilham Aliyev made a speech at the meeting in a video format. Heads of state and government of 182 countries will make speeches at the meeting in a video format. President Ilham Aliyev was the sixth to speak. The fact that Azerbaijani President was the sixthRead More

Effectiveness of reforms in plant quarantine analyzed


On September 21, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a meeting to analyze the effectiveness of reforms in plant quarantine. The main goal of reforms in agriculture and the essence of the country’s export policy is production of products that meet the requirements of the world market. In light of this, the plant protection sphere was reformed, the Plant Quarantine Inspectorate was organized. This agency is taking measures to introduce international standards, promote exports, conclude agreements with foreign partners, create plant clinics and biological laboratories, introduce scientificRead More

Taliban Key commander killed in Badakhshan province


DNA Kabul: SEPT 22 – The Taliban military commission deputy for Badakhshan province Mowlawi Attaullah killed during a battle with Afghan Security Forces. Sanaullah Rohani, the spokesperson for the local police, said that the Taliban insurgents on Monday night carried attacks against security posts in Raghistan district of Badakhshan province.   Afghan forces in a defence position repulsed the attack, inflicting heavy casualties to the militants, he added. According to Rohani, deputy of the Taliban military commission Mowlawi Attaullah, known as Ibrahim, was killed during the clash.   Provincial governmentRead More

HEC, Huawei Pakistan Launch ‘Seeds for the Future’ Program 2020


DNA Islamabad, Sept 22 – Huawei Pakistan together with the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan has launched the Seeds for the Future program 2020, a 5-day long culture and ICT technologies learning program where 32 brilliant engineering students from Pakistan will attend the online training together with students from Kenya.   The program first launched in Pakistan in 2015. Since then, 55 students have benefitted from it. Each year the selection criteria is extremely thorough. This is the 5th time seeds for future is happening in Pakistan, 32 students have beenRead More

Rescuers battle to save 270 whales stranded in Australia


Scientist says up to a third of the stranded animals may already be dead as ‘challenging’ rescue operation kicks off. Rescuers were scrambling on Tuesday to save 270 whales stranded off the coast of the Australian island of Tasmania, amid fears that about a third of the animals had already died. Scientists said the long-finned pilot whales became stuck on sandbars at Macquarie Harbour, on Tasmania’s rugged and sparsely populated west coast, on Monday. Images from the scene showed shallow water thick with the large slick-black mammals manoeuvring for space.Read More